Monthend Randomness: Let’s Talk About Love

I had a rant on blogging and my addiction to beauty stuff a while back <you can read it here if you’re curious> and I brought up the possibility of not blogging anymore. Friends were encouraging me to continue blogging, but maybe talk about something other than beauty related. I thought that was a really… Read more »

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Empties: Devoured and Dumped

There is no way to make empties post interesting. However, I still want to document what I used up. I have used up skincare as usual, and threw out old makeup. I threw out mostly old pencils, both eye pencils and lip pencils. Dude, I had eye infections so regularly, I totally freaked out. Gone… Read more »


Beauty Influencer’s Sunday Column Vol.10: ​What are essential makeup brushes everyone should own?

      What are essential makeup brushes everyone should own?       RAE | Canada | the Notice: a beauty blog I think everyone needs to own a dense foundation brush, a pinpoint concealer brush (I favour fine-tipped art brushes, or a lip brush like the Make Up For Ever 304), and at least three good… Read more »

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Announcement: Blog Sale is Live

Hey guys, just a short announcement that I put up some things in the blog sale, and they are looking for a new home! All of them are very lightly used products. Those that have been used more often are usually given away instead. There are quite a few limited edition items and I’m actually… Read more »

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Review: Clinique Quickliner For Eyes Intense in Intense Chocolate is Intensely Annoying

When it comes to eye pencils, I like mine to be retractable. Takes the sharpening out of the equation. I also like my liners to be smudge proof and humidity proof. I have a lot of black liners, so I thought I’d go for brown. I swatched this brown and I immediately fell in love.  … Read more »


Sunday Stash Shopping #50: By Terry Ombre Blackstar Misty Rock

Instead of doing a review on this cream shadow in a stick, the By Terry Misty Rock, I thought I’d just use it for this stash shopping post. It took me a while to understand this product. There is a much longer setting time compared to Laura Mercier and Bobbi Brown. You can play around… Read more »

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On Rotation: Sunscreens

Have I mentioned before that I don’t go out of the house without sunscreen on my face at least? Have I also mentioned before that I use sunscreen even when it’s cloudy or there’s thunderstorm? I also apply sunscreen on my children, hoping it will instill a habit in them. Currently, I have 4 sunscreens… Read more »


Importing Cosmetics To Malaysia: Your Risk

I thought I want to share with you my recent experience with purchasing cosmetics online. The buying experience was great, but things went downhill as the package reached Malaysian shores. Let me just tell you that I’ve been purchasing cosmetics online, from makeup to skincare, and I’ve never had any problems getting them delivered to… Read more »

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Review: Melvita Argan+ Face Oil

I never had much luck with face oils. I tried just a couple, and then I gave up. I really didn’t want to try again just in case I break out unnecessarily. I can live without face oils, but I can’t live with breakouts, thank you very much. I first heard of argan oil from a… Read more »

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Fitness Journey Check in #2

Where has the time gone eh? It’s already half way through 2015! My new year resolution was to get fitter and stronger, and with all the hard work put in, I’m happy to report that progress is there! I’ve never been super active my entire life. When I wanted to fit into a smaller sized… Read more »

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    Clarins UV Plus High Protection Mineral Sunscreen Review

    The star of this post has been much raved about by many. I was doing my research prior to purchasing this product, and 10 out of 10 reviews I read were positive. So, what could go wrong, right?  

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    Dior New Look Eye Palettes: Swatches!!

    ** Warning Picture Heavy!! ** I introduced this mini collection to you in my Lisa Eldridge post and it is now launched and already selling at all Dior counters nationwide! I was at the mall on the weekend and saw these palettes. I was in luck because I had my camera with me. So, I… Read more »

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    FOTD: Guerlain Cruel Gardenia + Rouge Coco Ruban Rose

    I promised a FOTD for Guerlain Cruel Gardenia so here it is, paired with Rouge Coco Ruban Rose. The Cruel Gardenia is not very shimmery, but I tried to capture it as best I could.

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    Chanel Fever: Rouge Coco Ruban Rose

    I went on a rampage. Lipstick rampage. I have not tried Chanel lipsticks before. I have heard so much about these lipsticks, from Temptalia to Lisa Eldridge, to my blogger friends. How could I have not tried it yet? So I picked up a couple online to try it out.

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    Sunday Sharing: Link Love

    I love reading beauty blogs from all over the world. It is interesting to read other’s opinions and reviews on a particular product, or to find out about new launches, or even just to get makeup and skincare tips. This week, I managed to get some very useful blogging tips!

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    Revlon Colorburst Lip Butters: Swatches

    The much raved about Revlon lip butters are finally here in Malaysia! I heard from bloggers and friends that they saw these lipsticks at Watsons so I went to have a look this morning. Yup, they are even available in Ipoh. There are 8 shades in total, and just very quickly, I took some swatches… Read more »

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    Lemming finally materialised: Blush Horizon De Chanel

    I have always wanted a Chanel blush. I have not tried it before. When I saw the ads for the Spring collection, I was drawn to its blush. Naturally! This Spring 2012 has many collections that caught my eye. I’ve always been an Autumn person, drawn to earth tones, but this time round, it is different…. Read more »

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    Brand New Stuff: Blog Sale Feb 2012!

    I haven’t done this before, so I’m going in blind organising a blog sale. I hope you’ll go have a look at the page, located at the top menu bar. Or you can just go here <click>. It is only available to Malaysians at the moment because shipping fee is very expensive. I’m sure I… Read more »

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    Breathtaking: Guerlain Meteorites Cruel Gardenia

    Guerlain Meteorites Cruel Gardenia Illuminating Iridescent Powder. I first saw the photo when I was browsing Temptalia. It was love at first sight. I knew I had to have it! I haven’t tried any Guerlain products before, and I vowed this would be my first.